Glen Joseph

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Glen Joseph
Birth nameGlen Robinson
Born (1984-11-02) 2 November 1984 (age 35)
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England
Years active2008 – present
WebsiteOfficial website

Glen Robinson (born 2 November 1984 in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England) is an actor, director, musician and broadcaster.


Joseph trained at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with first class honours in 2007.[1] He won the Sir John Gielgud Award for Musical Theatre in 2008.[2]

For many years Joseph has toured the UK and the World, playing the titular role of Buddy Holly in Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story.[3][4]


Joseph is one of three owners of PROGRESS Wrestling,[5] a professional wrestling company based in London. He is also the lead commentator for the company,[6] and executive producer. The company was formed by Jim Smallman and Jon Briley in March 2012, with Joseph joining them in May of that year.

Joseph also works for WWE as a producer for their NXT UK brand.


In 2014 Joseph released his debut EP, Under Nashville Skies,[7] which reached the top ten of the iTunes country music chart upon its release.



Year Title Role Notes
2008-17 Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story Buddy Holly
2008 Footloose Chuck Cranston
2010-12 Dreamboats and Petticoats Eric
2015 To Sleep Director
2016 Dick Whittington Director


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Goal III: Taking on the World


  1. ^ Barr, Gordon (24 July 2014). "Buddy star Glen Joseph is gearing up for a homecoming to Newcastle".
  2. ^ " - Connecting People Through News".
  3. ^ "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story | Cast & Creative". Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  4. ^ Baker, Edward. "Cast Announced For BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY and Tour Extends into 2017".
  5. ^ Rehal, Sumit (26 May 2014). "PROGRESS Wrestling – 'If we didn't have such talented guys in Britain, then the promotion wouldn't be doing as well as it is,' says co-founder Jim Smallman". The Independent. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  6. ^ "411MANIA - Euro Fury: Progress Chapter 37: A Sudden Sense of Liberty".
  7. ^ "Under Nashville Skies: The Road Recordings - EP by Glen Joseph on Apple Music".

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